A roughly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure investment bill advanced in the US Senate on Wednesday, passing a key milestone that moves the emerging legislation toward formal debate and possible passage.
The US Senate on Saturday passed President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief plan in a party-line vote after an all-night session that saw Democrats battling among themselves over jobless aid and the Republican minority failing in attempts to push through some three dozen amendments, Reuters reported.
Katherine Tai, President Joe Biden’s nominee for US trade representative, on Thursday will explain to senators her approach to competition with China, rebuilding battered American supply chains and patching up strained ties with US allies.
US senators voted on Tuesday to move forward with Donald Trump's impeachment trial on a charge of inciting the deadly assault on the Capitol, rejecting a claim the proceeding was unconstitutional after viewing graphic video of the January attack, Reuters reported.
Former President Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment trial begins Tuesday, forcing the Senate to decide whether to convict him of incitement of insurrection after a violent mob of his supporters laid siege to the US Capitol on 6 January.
The second impeachment trial of former US president Donald Trump was set in motion on Monday after the US House of Representatives forwarded the article of impeachment to the Senate. Carrying the charge of "incitement of insurrection," the article was read before the second chamber of Congress shortly after 7 pm on Monday (0000 GMT Tuesday), dpa reported.
As the House prepares to bring the impeachment charge against Donald Trump to the Senate for trial, a growing number of Republican senators say they are opposed to the proceeding, dimming the chances that former president will be convicted on the charge that he incited a siege of the US Capitol.
The US Senate has announced it had reached agreement to focus with priority on President Joe Biden’s anti-crisis agenda and thus postpone with a couple weeks at least to early February hearings related to the impeachment of Donald Trump, Reuters reported. Both Democrat and Republican leaders in Senate have confirmed early focus on the legislative agenda of the new US cabinet.